Dollar General Black Friday


Dollar General‘s Black Friday ad usually drops the first week of November, and is chock-full of sales that are good for Thanksgiving through the following weekend. Here’s what you need to know, including what to watch for and what to skip at Dollar General during Black Friday.


Dollar General’s Black Friday sale happens (mostly) in-store and lasts for just a few days.

Dollar General’s Black Friday ad states that only some of the deals are available online.

If you want the best Dollar General Black Friday deals, head to your closest Dollar General early on Thanksgiving day or Black Friday. In 2020, Thanksgiving Day special hours were 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and DG was open normal hours on Black Friday.

In 2020, Dollar General Black Friday ad sales lasted until Nov. 28.


Gift cards, household goods and decor, and toys are some of the best things to buy at Dollar General during Black Friday.

Gift cards held in front of the gift card display at Dollar general

Dollar General touts some serious sales during Black Friday. Discounted gift cards, toys, household goods, seasonal decor and decorations, kids toys, clothing, and cell phones are some of the best things to buy at DG during Black Friday.

Here are some of the best Dollar General Black Friday sales we saw in 2020:

  • 20% – 25% off Gift cards
  • 50% Verizon cell phones
  • Buy one get one 75% off kids toys
  • 50% off holiday lights and ornaments

…And BOGO deals galore! See the next tip.


Definitely keep your eye out for BOGO deals.

Here are some of the BOGO deals we saw during Dollar General’s Black Friday 2020 sale:

  • BOGO free McCafe Premium Medium Roast Coffee K Cup pods
  • BOGO free Maxwell House coffee pods
  • BOGO free Tostitos Scoops and Chunky Salsa Medium
  • BOGO free IAMS dog food
  • BOGO free Command Designer Hook or Large Picture Hanging Strips
  • BOGO free DG Hardware 9 foot or 20-foot extension cord
  • BOGO free Castrol Motor Oil
  • B3G1 free Lip Smacker flavored lip balms
  • B1G1 Free Cesar Softies dog food
  • B3G1 free Glade 8-ounce aerosol sprays
  • BOGO free Purex Crystals BOGO free As Seen On TV products
  • BOGO free L.A. Colors Cosmetics
  • Buy 1 Apple gift card and save $10 on your next purchase


Don’t miss a beat when you sign up for DG’s rewards program.

By signing up for the Dollar General rewards program, you can load coupons to your account (so they’ll be automatically applied at checkout online or in store), and get specialized discounts the more you shop.


Definitely download the Dollar General app, too.

Make sure to download the Dollar General app to clip Dollar General digital coupons. In previous years they have had $5 off a $25 purchase coupon available to use during the Black Friday sale.


You can stack manufacturer coupons with Dollar General Black Friday sales.

A person holding a stack of coupons next to products inside Dollar General

Per Dollar General’s usual coupon policy, you can use one store coupon and one manufacturer coupon on a single purchase.


If you’re shopping online, be prepared to pay shipping.

Shipping is typically $4.99 on, though this may vary by location and number of items purchased. But remember: Most Black Friday DG deals happen in store.

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